WordPress isn’t Suited for Major Publishers?

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WordPress.com VIP: Enterprise content management platform

austin@alleyinteractive.comIn this post, WordPress.com VIP Featured Service Partner Alley Interactive‘s managing partner Austin Smith shares his thoughts regarding a recent article which dismisses the potential and power of WordPress as an enterprise solution. We naturally disagree with the article and turn this post over to Austin. 

Felix Salmon sounded off earlier this week, at some length, about one of my favorite topics—choice of CMS for news organizations. One of his central points is that Vox Media has a distinct advantage because of its über-CMS. I admit, what I’ve read about Chorus makes it sound pretty awesome. But there’s a broader question here about CMS models in general—do you want your CMS to run everything, or do you want it to be a component in a broader digital ecosystem?

First, I can answer this question for myself and most of our clients—I think the CMS should be a component in…

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Time.com Chooses WordPress.com VIP for Person of the Year Website

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When TIME.com started planning their Person of the Year coverage in 2012, they knew the whole world would be watching the announcement. They chose to publish the site on WordPress.com VIP, and in the first few hours of the site going live, traffic instantly skyrocketed – 3,000 retweets, 7,000 Facebook shares and links from every major media outlet around the world.

TIME.com’s managing editor Cathy Sharick took the time to answer a few questions for us about why they chose WordPress, how they approached creating the website, and how they assembled the site in just two weeks.

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Big Media Meetup Recap and Scott Taylor on The Future of Blogs Development at the NYT

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Big Media Meetup Recap and Scott Taylor on The Future of Blogs Development at the NYT

Presentation by   Scott Taylor Musician  / Software Engineer. I work at the New York Times. Previously at eMusic. I contribute to WordPress core

By Steph Yiu on September 24, 2013

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Musician / Software Engineer. I work at the New York Times. Previously at eMusic. I contribute to WordPress core

Big Media WordPress Meetup: How The Washington Post Uses WordPress

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Big Media WordPress Meetup: How The Washington Post Uses WordPress

We had a terrific lineup of speakers:

  • Connor Jennings (The Washington Post): How The Washington Post Uses WordPress
  • Helen Hou-Sandi (10up): Redefining Traditional Media Workflows in WordPress
  • Mo Jangda (WordPress.com VIP): Code Review for Teams
  • Taylor Buley (Parade): Parade.com and the WordPress Theme Customizer